Clay Tunnel Dalat – Sculpture Tunnel – The “Greatest” Destination in Dalat city

Clay tunnel Dalat  is one of the most famous architectural works in Dalat city as well as Vietnam. Clay tunnel or Sculpture tunnel attracts millions of domestic or foreign tourists annually come here to admire the beauty of the place as well as taking photos.

Clay Tunnel Dalat

Clay Tunnel Dalat

Today Hoa Dalat Travel will introduce to you everything about this appealing destination. In this article we will review the most detailed address, admission fee as well as the way to get to the tunnel. Recently, this tourist area has inaugurated an additional Infinity lake tourist area. This “virtual living” paradise attracts millions of domestic and foreign tourists every year.

Introduction about Clay tunnel Dalat

Clay tunnel Dalat is also known as sculpture tunnel. This is one of the most famous architectural works of Dalat city. Sculpture tunnel is one of the top 10 tourist destinations that tourists cannot ignore when traveling in Dalat. This tunnel is the longest tunnel in the world made of clay. Among them, there are a number of works with national records.

Clay tunnel Dalat is also known as sculpture tunnel

Clay tunnel Dalat is also known as sculpture tunnel – Source: facebook

What is the name of the clay tunnel in Dalat?

Tourist location clay tunnel has many names. Often visitors come here called it the sculpture tunnel. And the local people here called it Clay Village. It depends on how you call it, there’s no right or wrong.

Sculpture tunnel

In recent years, the sculpture tunnel has been known by many travelers. This place is an ideal tourist attraction when coming to the flower city. Clay tunnel is one of the greatest constructions of Dalat city.

Sculpture Tunnel

Sculpture Tunnel – Source: Phụ nữ online

Everyday sculpture tunnel welcomes an extremely large number of tourists. The most crowded time is on the weekends or holidays. If you have been to Dalat but have never traveled to this place, it can count as a defeat.

Where is the clay tunnel?

Clay tunnel Dalat is one of the locations that located on the outskirts of Dalat city. This place is one of the ideal tourist destinations for you and your family. Help you have a better understanding about Dalat’s history of formation. Along with that you can admire the uniqueness of Dalat architecture.

Clay tunnel located on the outskirts of Dalat city

Clay tunnel located on the outskirts of Dalat city – Source: dalatcity

Dalat sculpture tunnel tourist area located in Ward 4 of Dalat city. One of the most majestic mountainous landscape. The sculpture tunnel is located in the direction of Tuyen Lam lake and Truc Lam zen monastery.

Road to the clay tunnel of Dalat

There are many tourists who are still confused about the way to the Clay Village. Some tourists afraid that the way to the tunnel will be a bit difficult. But when you are reading this article, you don’t have to worry anymore. The way to the sculpture tunnel is very easy. The road to this tunnel is completely asphalt.

Road to Clay tunnel

Road to Clay tunnel – Source: facebook

Ticket price for clay tunnel in Dalat

This is the ticket price we have just updated recently. The entrance fee of clay village is applied to visitors as follows:

  • The entrance ticket to visit the clay villagefor adults is 40,000 VND / person.
  • Admission for children is 20,000 VND / person.
Clay tunnel ticket price

Clay tunnel ticket price – Source: Du lịch Đà Lạt

In addition, the clay tunnel tourist area also has a fare policy for tourists who are traveling in groups. If you need, you can contact the ticket counter for more detailed information.

Visiting clay tunnel Dalat

When you visit the tunnel, What interesting things that visitors would experience? If you’re having the same question, then follow us to find out.

What does the clay tunnel have?

When visiting the sculpture tunnel Dalat. Tourists will be surprised and amazed by the beauty of this place. Even all the inanimate clay blocks have no form at all, but thanks to the kneading hands of the artisans. It transformed to eye-catching and appealing shapes that attract millions of tourists. The place also has the largest clay house in Vietnam. In addition, on the roof of the house has a huge map of Vietnam.

Sculpture tunnel Dalat

Sculpture tunnel Dalat – Source: kenhhomestay

Two records of the sculpture tunnel

The first record is the biggest house made of unburnt basalt red soil with the roof covering by Vietnamese map.

The next record is the house made of red soil with a distinctive style.

Two records of the sculpture tunnel

Two records of the sculpture tunnel – Source: facebook

Clay tunnel Dalat review

Here are some reviews of travelers about the sculpture tunnel tourism area. You can refer to the image below. Or see other reviews on google.

Clay tunnel review

Clay tunnel review

Explanation of Dalat clay tunnel

Mr. Trinh Ba Dung can be said to be the king of the clay tunnel at Dalat star tourist area. A person who used to be called “psycho” by his friends and family. His hands was always covered by dirty mud. He succeeded in finding a clay mixing formular because he always goes the extra mile.

Mr. Trinh Ba Dung

Mr. Trinh Ba Dung – Source: LA34

Graduated from a University (Maritime University). He decided to study for 3 more years in business administration in Germany. Then go back to his home country to work. But do not want his life gradually calmer there. He decided to pursue his passion. He worked for some construction companies, tried to learn about architecture and design of ancient European architecture.

History of sculpture tunnel Dalat

He started building a sculpture tunnel in 2010. The length of the tunnel is pretty impressive, around 2 kilometers. The investment capital invested by Mr. Trinh Ba Dung is 200 billion VND. This clay tunnel recreates the history of Dalat city.

The investment capital invested by Mr. Trinh Ba Dung is 200 billion VND

The investment capital invested by Mr. Trinh Ba Dung is 200 billion VND – Source: facebook

From the very first moment of formation to a magnificent city like today. Because of that reason, this tunnel has been attracting a lot of tourists come here to visit. As well as enjoying the masterpieces created by Mr. Trinh Ba Dung.

He also added: “The whole structure of the tunnel has two main themes”. The first one is recreating the history of Dalat city. And the second one is the humanistic, culturally educational stories.

The process of building the tunnel

The construction process of the sculpture tunnel in Dalat was divided into 2 phases. These two stages are also the two processes of constructing the themes of the tunnel.

Architecture of clay tunnel Dalat

The architecture of the sculpture tunnel is so distinctive and eye-catching. From the ground, the artisans have created tons of eye-catching and impressive shapes. The design of the sculpture tunnel is to recreate the scenery of Dalat city. Since Dalat was a primitive city to this day and to the future.

The design of the sculpture tunnel is to recreate the scenery of Dalat city

The design of the sculpture tunnel is to recreate the scenery of Dalat city – Source: facebook

First theme

The first theme is depicted the entire history of Dalat city. From different stages, he portrayed the history of Dalat since the discovery of the doctor Yersin. When he first discovered Dalat plateau. When the French began to set foot in the flower city.

The first theme is depicted the entire history of Dalat city

The first theme is depicted the entire history of Dalat city – Source: facebook

Second theme

He recreated all the most famous architectural works. As well as cultural icons of the foggy city. Such as Lycée Yersin school, Palace hotel, Pasteur Institute, Chicken church, Dalat University, Dalat market, Linh Son Pagoda, Ong Dao Bridge, etc.

He recreated all the most famous architectural works

He recreated all the most famous architectural works – Source: facebook

Most of the ancient buildings in Dalat city were all depicted by Mr. Trinh Ba Dung in the clay tunnel. The last part is more modernized works. When you see Dalat in the future with many new and innovative architecture constructions. They are enriching Dalat with the Valley of Love. Lien Khuong Airport, Dalat highway and Tuyen Lam lake, etc.

Success in building Clay Village

After 4 years of tinkering with the hands always smudged mud. Even his family call him “psycho”. But he remained steadfast and continued to pursue the dream. Finally, he achieved his dream.

Finally, he achieved his dream

Finally, he achieved his dream – Source: facebook

After years of hard work, he finally found the formula. Turn clay into an environmentally friendly building material. This sculpting tunnel is a new breakthrough. The pinnacle of environmentally friendly building materials.

Contact information – Address of clay tunnel Dalat

Here are some information that you need to know when visiting and traveling at the sculpture tunnel.

Contact information of clay village

Clay village (sculpture tunnel) is located in Tuyen Lam Lake tourist area, Dalat city, Lam Dong province

  • Email contact:
  • Website:
Clay village

Clay village – Source: 24h

Phone number of Clay Village

Until now clay village has not announced the contact phone number. If you want to contact the clay tunnel. Please come to the ticket office of the tunnel. Please come here during regular working hours. If the clay village announce the phone number, we will update right on this article.

Clay Village

Clay Village – Source: facebook

Clay tunnel opening hours

The clay village of Dalat welcomes visitors all days of the week. They start  welcome the first tourist of the day at 7:30 am and closing at 5:00 pm.

Places to visit near the clay tunnel

After visiting clay tunnel Dalat. Tourists can visit the following nearby destinations. You don’t have to spend too much time to travel to these places:

  • Tuyen Lam Lake Dalat
  • Truc Lam Zen Monastery Dalat
  • Bao Dai palace III
  • Dalat Cable Car – Robin Hill
  • Datanla Waterfall tourist area in Dalat
  • Haunted house in Prenn pass
Tuyen Lam lake Dalat

Tuyen Lam lake Dalat – Source: facebook

Address of Dalat clay tunnel

Dalat sculpture tunnel is located on the outskirts of Dalat city. This tunnel is located in ​​Dalat Star resort, located in Tuyen Lam Lake area of ​​Dalat city. The address of the tunnel is ward 4 of Dalat city, Lam Dong province.

Google maps of clay tunnel in Dalat

Below is clay tunnel Dalat on google maps. You can refer to the image below.

Directions to the sculpture tunnel in Dalat

There are two ways that you can choose to get to the sculpture tunnel. You can choose one of 2 ways to go to the clay tunnel.

Follow Bao Dai palace direction to the sculpture tunnel

It is about 13 km from Dalat market. If you drive to the Sculpture tunnel it takes about 20-30 minutes. From Dalat market, you follow Nguyen Van Cu street. Next is Ba Trieu Street -> Tran Phu Street. If you meet a junction, you take a turn on Le Hong Phong street. Go all the way on Le Hong Phong and then turn to Trieu Viet Vuong street. Then on Tran Thanh Tong street, you will see another junction -> turn right. Near the end of the pass, you will reach the sculpture tunnel.

Sculpture tunnel

Sculpture tunnel – Source: facebook

Follow the pass to the clay tunnel

It is easier for visitors to choose this way to get to the tunnel. But a bit far if visitors are standing in the city center.

Clay tunnel travel experience

On the way to the sculpture tunnel Dalat, the road is very winding and dangerous. So visitors need to go slowly and observe carefully. Because the road is full of passes through the high mountains. So visitors  need to slow down to observe the road. Especially the road from Truc Lam Zen Monastery to the clay tunnel.

Photos of Dalat sculpture tunnel

Here are some photos that visitors took during the trip to the tunnel. You can refer and when you come here, just pick the best angles and hunt for the best pictures.

Clay tunnel Dalat

Clay tunnel Dalat – Source: place

Clay tunnel travel experience

Clay tunnel travel experience – Source: VOV

Sculpture tunnel

Sculpture tunnel – Source: facebook

Tour clay tunnel

If visitors love the clay tunnel Dalat. Want to visit the clay tunnel and other destinations. Tourists can call Hoa Dalat Travel company immediately to book a tour. Via hotline 02633 981 968 for the most detailed advice.

Tour Dalat clay tunnel is priced at 350,000 VND / person. The ticket price includes an admission ticket, high quality shuttle car and tour guide. In addition, tourists can visit other tourist destinations such as:

  1. Forest Ghost Inn
  2. Cu Lan village
  3. Clay tunnel
  4. Truc Lam Zen Monastery
  5. Tuyen Lam Lake
  6. Linh Phuoc Pagoda (Ve Chai pagoda)
Clay Tunnel Dalat

Clay Tunnel Dalat – Source: Ivivu

If you book a tour for big group, you will receive some incentives from our company. Finally, Hoa Dalat Travek would like to wish you a joyful trip. Thank you for your interest in our article about Clay tunnel Dalat.


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